Here are a few of the agencies, organizations and businesses that we partner with:

PLEASE NOTE: Blue headings are also links. Click on the heading to see more information about each of our partners.

Headwaters Charitable Trust 

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Headwaters Charitable Trust enhances the livability of rural communities by generating employment opportunities and funding through the restoration of land and water. The Trust is committed to building financial and philanthropic investments that will support healthy and vital communities in the PA Wilds region of Northcentral Pennsylvania.

Check out HCT’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines: CLICK HERE AND review HCT’s Property Use Guidelines: CLICK HERE

 

Meet our (peer grant) Trail Advisors: Brenda adams-weyant & ron steffey:

Brenda (in red coat) talking about interpretive signs.

Brenda (in red coat) talking about interpretive signs.

Ron (blue sleeves) sharing maintenance tips on trail.

Ron (blue sleeves) sharing maintenance tips on trail.

Tom Buck presents our trail club with a check from the NC Greenways Grant Fund for $10,662.07 to develop our trail.

Tom Buck presents our trail club with a check from the NC Greenways Grant Fund for $10,662.07 to develop our trail.

Headquartered in Ridgway, PA, NCPRPDC is the designated Local Development District for the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter.  

The communities, businesses, industries, and workforce of this region work together with NCPRPDC, to streamline state, federal and regional services, including transportation planning and economic development.  Support for new ventures is available in funding community infrastructure projects, customized job training, technical assistance for export, government procurement, redevelopment, and networking – all working together to make our communities livable and viable.

 

Kinzua Bridge State Park and Visitor Center

Located on Viaduct Road (off of the Kinzua Scenic Byway) between Mt Jewett and Ormsby PA (SR3011).

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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF conservation & NATURAL RESOURCES

Referred to as DCNR; you can explore their website to view their News Releases, Hot Topics and Blogs. You can learn more about trails in PA by going to DCNR's Good Natured webpage.

 
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PA Wilds is 2.1 million acres of public land, more than Yellowstone National Park. People come here to see our wild elk and gaze our dark skies, to paddle our National Wild & Scenic Rivers and fish our more than 2,000 wild trout streams. Find out about PA Wilds events by checking out the Pennsylvania Wilds website - http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/



MT JEWETT BOROUGH COUNCIL AND MAYOR

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Thank you to the Mt Jewett Borough Council and Mayor Annie Wolfe for your support of the Knox & Kane Rail Trail and the MJ2KB Trail Club.

 
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Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau (visitANFVB.com)

Your place to find trails, recreation, lodging, dining, shopping, and events around the area. We are TRAIL CENTRAL. “You’re on the trail to something big!” Check us out.

 
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The Kinzua Bridge Foundation Inc will hold their 22nd Annual "Fall Festival" September 21st - 22nd this year at the Kinzua Bridge State Park (see above).

 

 


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Rails-to-trails Conservency

is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's TrailLink.com website offers more than 30,000 miles of trail information to the public free of charge. The site provides comprehensive trail information, including trail names, photos, uses, descriptions and GIS maps.

 
Kinzua Valley Trail along the Kinzua Creek

Kinzua Valley Trail along the Kinzua Creek

Kinzua Valley TraiL CLUB

The beautiful Kinzua Valley Trail is a scenic non-motorized trail, stretching from Westline PA to the Allegheny National Forest's Red Bridge Recreation Area on US Route 321. The trailhead offers a pavilion, picnic tables and a grill. This 7 mile trail is highly praised for its scenic terrain, compelling fauna and flora and flat (crushed limestone) surface. The KVT is handicap accessible. (Equestrian use will only be allowed between US Route 219 & the village of Westline.)

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

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This unique concept called Sunny Day Camp, was the vision of a Pennsylvania State Trooper, Samantha Minnucci, in 2016 as a way to promote good relations between police and children/adults of special needs. Cpl. Minnucci wanted a program where no one would be left out of learning about the law-enforcement agencies which serve their community.

 

TAMED (Trail Association of the McKean/ Elk Divide)

Just past CCC Camp going out Highland Road near Kane.

Just past CCC Camp going out Highland Road near Kane.

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Knox/Kane Rail Trail between Nansen and Russell City

Knox/Kane Rail Trail between Nansen and Russell City

Clarion County Rail Trail organization (from Vowinckel to Marianne PA)

Clarion County Rail Trail organization (from Vowinckel to Marianne PA)

Click on the pictures to see the trail.

seneca highlands snowmobile club

Local club located in Smethport PA; member of the Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association (PSSA).

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marienville Trail Riders Snowmobile Club  (mtrsc)

This is a local snowmobile club based in Marienville PA, and also a member of the PSSA*

*Please read the obituary for James Wolfe - a really great guy. He will surely be missed by all of us.


Mt Jewett Memorial Library supports our Trail Club. Meetings are held here monthly. Stop in and meet our new librarian, Mark Torres.  Here .

Mt Jewett Memorial Library supports our Trail Club. Meetings are held here monthly. Stop in and meet our new librarian, Mark Torres. Here.


Pete & the gang.

Pete & the gang.

Just Riding Along -  

is a full service bicycle shop in Bradford, PA and a generous supporter of trail clubs in the area. 

Located at 48 Mechanic Street, Bradford PA

Contact Pete at: 814-363-9101

“Come Ride With Us”

 

 

 
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BOBCAT OF KANE

Heavy Duty Equipment sales, parts and service department. Includes a full line of brand names such as Massey Ferguson, Bocat, Honda & Echo. Contact Dereck Carlson at 814-778-5300. Located at 3088 Route 219 (Lantz Corners), Kane, PA 16735

 
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COSTA'S ACE HARDWARE 

Costa's Ace Hardware carries paint & supplies, hand tools, grills, garden and lawn equipment, appliances, housewares, pet and hunting supplies. Your "hometown" place to shop for all your needs.

Serving Smethport, and the surrounding communities for over 40 years! We promise that, "helping you is the most important thing we have to do today." - Josh Costa, store owner.

 
 
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For the best coffees, lattes, sweets or just lunch- come to Jewett’s Kaffe Sol on Main Street in Mt Jewett. (Just up Center Street from the Knox & Kane Rail Trail parking lot in Mt Jewett.) Click on the blue link to check out their delicious menu.


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For superior excavation work, call Kevin Sluga 814-558-7248

 
Sugar Bush at Stroup’s Maple Farm

Sugar Bush at Stroup’s Maple Farm

STROUP’S PURE MAPLE SYRUP

Give a gift from the forest. Stroup’s Pure Maple Syrup is all natural and made in the heart of the PA Wilds. Ken Stroup has made pure maple syrup for over 30 years on his family farm. Stop by on your way to the Kinzua Bridge State Park via the Kinzua Scenic Byway (Lindholm Rd) in McKean County PA. “We support the Knox & Kane Rail Trail



Kane Family Drive-In theatre 

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 Continuing the great American tradition in   entertainment under the stars! Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

 

Photo & Sound Shoppe

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Located at 101 Fraley Street in Kane PA.                                                Your one stop source for electronics and work clothes.

 

 

 
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Bisett (True Value) Building Center

Located at 142 Davis Street, Bradford PA.  Suppliers of lumber and material to our trail club.

 
Contact Jolene Ebeling for all your printing needs.  Click on picture  to see her on Facebook.

Contact Jolene Ebeling for all your printing needs. Click on picture to see her on Facebook.

 

SIGN DESIGN OF WESTLINE -  Jerry Clark can make industrial, business or personal signs for you.


Click  HERE  to read the trail club’s latest article in the Bradford Era newspaper.

Click HERE to read the trail club’s latest article in the Bradford Era newspaper.

Click  HERE  to read the trail club’s latest news in the Kane Repbulican.

Click HERE to read the trail club’s latest news in the Kane Repbulican.

Kane Republican, February 28, 2019

Kane Republican, February 28, 2019